NOWSHERA, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday performed the groundbreaking of the Jalozai Housing Scheme for low-income groups in Nowshera.
Under the scheme worth Rs 3.3 billion, a total of 1,320 apartments will be constructed in 18 months in an area of 150 Kanal.
The apartments will be distributed through balloting among people having income up to Rs 40,000 per month.
PM @ImranKhanPTI performed groundbreaking of Jalozai Flats, Nowshera earlier today.
— Prime Minister’s Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) April 21, 2021
In his address at the foundation stone-laying ceremony, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the Naya Pakistan Housing Program has been launched across the Country so that the underprivileged segments of the society including laborers and workers could also own their houses.
The prime minister said that on the one hand, we are constructing houses and flats on the government land to provide low-cost units to the people. For this scheme, he added, that we have registered the people and providing a subsidy of Rs 300,000 on each housing unit.
Separately, the banks are providing loans on easy installments so that the people could build their own houses, he said.
Imran Khan said that compassion for the poor as well as the rule of law was the basic philosophy of the State of Madina, the foundation of which was laid by our Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him).
The prime minister said that our aim is to provide protection to the poor segments of the society. He also expressed the commitment to further widen the network of Panagahs and that of Koi Bhooka Na Soi Scheme.